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Android 12 follows up on its last Easter egg with a new Paint Chip widget

Android 12 follows up on its last Easter egg with a new Paint Chip widget

If you thought Android 12's Easter egg felt lacking compared to the offerings from years past, you probably weren't alone. While the fancy Material You clock was fun enough on its own, it seemed like it was missing some special touch to compete with Google's previous hidden secrets. With the latest release candidate, Google added a little something extra to its Easter egg, though you'll need to know where to look to find it.

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Android 12's bubbly Material You-themed Easter egg is live in Beta 4

Android 12's bubbly Material You-themed Easter egg is live in Beta 4

With the latest Android 12 beta, we're one step closer to the finalized stable build shipping sometime this fall. Along with reaching a new milestone, today's update also includes one of the most important traditions in our annual smartphone refresh: the Easter egg. After an early preview appeared in Beta 3, you can finally try it out for yourself.

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Google brings out the fireworks to mark the end of Euro 2020 and the Copa America

Google brings out the fireworks to mark the end of Euro 2020 and the Copa America

This weekend saw the completion of two major sporting events and Google decided to celebrate the winners in typical Easter egg fashion. Euro 2020 and the Copa America are two of the biggest soccer (or, actual football) tournaments and were won by two of the most successful footballing nations, Italy and Argentina, respectively. If you search either competition name in Google right now, you'll be treated to fireworks in the colors of the victors.

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Google's latest Search Easter egg lets you relive a classic moment from The Office

Google's latest Search Easter egg lets you relive a classic moment from The Office

Gather 'round children. I'll tell you a tale of a forgotten time, before the first tweet was tweeted, before the first yeet was yeeted. Back when people still went to movie theaters, then waited an eternity — sometimes four or five months! — before they could watch that movie in the comfort of their own homes, basked in the glow of a 32-inch CRT television.

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Google wants you to use the Assistant as yet another messaging app

Google wants you to use the Assistant as yet another messaging app

Google I/O is inching closer, but Google is already on an announcement spree. After teasing some launcher improvements coming to tablets and giving us a first glimpse at its response to Apple's Privacy Labels, the company is now getting ready to share some Assistant updates. For one, Assistant Broadcasts can now reach family members even when they're not home, but there's much more than just that.

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Google's newest Easter egg lets your browser take Martian flight

Google's newest Easter egg lets your browser take Martian flight

After years of preparation and planning, NASA made history in space today. Early this morning, the Ingenuity helicopter managed to take flight in the thin atmosphere of Mars, with more tests planned for throughout this week. Google never lets a notable world event pass by without some kind of recognition, and with that same creative spirit, a brand-new Easter egg celebrating the accomplishment is now live.

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Google's Suez Canal Easter egg will surely float your boat

Google's Suez Canal Easter egg will surely float your boat

For the past week, people have been flooded with news — and more importantly, memes— about the Ever Given container ship that got stranded in the Suez Canal. It’s been the butt of all jokes lately, and there’s no stopping them even after the vessel was freed yesterday. Google, too, wants to join the fun in the way it knows the best — with a search-related Easter egg.

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YouTube TV hands Walking Dead viewers an Easter egg

YouTube TV hands Walking Dead viewers an Easter egg

We appreciate an Easter egg every now and then, but what if the egg hatched, became necrotic, and then amputated a limb? If you're a fan of "The Walking Dead" airing on AMC and are watching it through YouTube TV, you should probably pick up on this nice little touch.

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Google Assistant has a puny Dragon Ball Z Easter egg

Google Assistant has a puny Dragon Ball Z Easter egg

Google has a jovial side to it, and we've learned that over the years after discovering various Easter eggs in its apps and services. Google Assistant is no different, and it's time and again found a way to lighten up our mood. Recently, it partnered with Cadbury to bring a Do Nothing mode that was rather fun interacting with. Today I learned that Google Assistant can also go Super Saiyan.

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Google Assistant ends a shitty year with a shitty New Year song

Google Assistant ends a shitty year with a shitty New Year song

Google Assistant has come a long way from its early days of answering simple questions about the weather. Unfortunately, it's got some way to go before it can be described as a competent singer, and I don't want you to take my word for it. Go ask it to sing you a New Year song and you'll see what I mean.

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